For the first time in more than eight decades, Michigan adults can finally smoke marijuana for recreational purposes without worrying about being thrown in jail. We answer eight commonly asked questions about the new law.
Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Michigan on Thursday; Detroit ranks first among big cities with single-parent households; and the state will lose another seat on the U.S. House.
Republicans want to prevent people from growing marijuana at home; Police Chief Craig lies again about police response times; and a developer wants to demolish a downtown building to make way for a parking lot.
Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, becoming the tenth state to allow adults over the age of 21 to posses and sell pot.
The Detroit Land Bank hires more black firms following investigation; two activists handing out political flyers were shot; and voters are poised to approve recreational marijuana use.
Statewide GOP candidates are gaining ground as Trump becomes more popular; a state trooper broke down over the death of a Detroit teenager; first marijuana dispensary opens under new law; and more.
Skyrocketing rent in Midtown, pot dispensaries to close, fast food rally: Your Tuesday morning briefing
Skyrocketing rent in Midtown is pricing out Wayne State students; state to force dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries to close; and fast food workers are rallying for better wages and the right to organize a labor union.
Legalized pot in Michigan, roadwork standoff ends, ICE delays deportation: Your Friday morning briefing
Your Friday morning briefing: Voters widely support ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana; roadwork will resume following the standoff over a labor dispute; and a Nigerian immigrant can stay in Detroit – for now.
Toxic water in Detroit’s schools, fighting Schuette endorsement, legalized pot: Your Thursday morning briefing
Your Thursday morning briefing: More than half of Detroit’s public schools now have dangerous levels of lead and copper. Schuette endorsement causes backlash. Legalized pot won’t protect your job.
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